Product Architect in St. Louis, MO at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

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    St. Louis, MO
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Job Description

Job Description:
You will be  the representative and primary point of contact in technology for a specific innovation initiative with our business partners and internal teams. You’ ll quickly build expertise with a specific product and define plans to innovate and evolve its functionality. Success requires strategic vision, team spirit, great communication, and a balanced background in both business analysis and delivery of large-scale technology platforms.

Our technical product architects come from a variety of backgrounds, including financial services, software engineering, product management, business analysis and the startup community, among others. However, we’ ve learned that attitude and the ability to define and execute a vision are far more important than your background.

Your Daily Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the business in Sales, Marketing, Operations, HR, Finance, Technical Architect, Engineering and to define product strategy
  • Ensure all relevant stakeholder groups are identified and classified for each initiative ensuring they are consulted at the appropriate level.
  • Ensure stakeholders are effectively communicating their vision and requirements.
  • Ensure regular reporting on progress within the program to attain and maintain a good business partnership.
  • Work with business partners to define larger and more complex solution components for multiple technology teams, and break them down into logical, discrete units for development.
  • Ability to successfully interact with various levels within the organization, including senior management and external clients
  • Determine appropriate products or capabilities required, implement new features, and develop any necessary modifications to product in order to satisfy client need
  • Create and maintain the product roadmap for specific initiatives
  • Communicate feature priorities and future roadmaps to business
  • Identifies epics that bring value
  • Build strong working relationship with internal teams, business partners, external partners and key clients
  • Engage directly with engineering team leaders to ensure timely delivery of projects
  • Conduct planning sessions with the engineering teams to prioritize work
  • Strong presentation, communication, listening and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs to provide strategic direction and planning
  • Requires transparency of existing workloads across the team, identifying and raising potential resourcing risks to senior management

Who you are
You’ re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’ re not intimidated by technology, you know how to use it and partner with technical experts to build great products. You know what to do to make things happen. Your skills are broad – business, technology, user experience – and you easily cross between those. You like to use modern tools, and a simple but organized process to keep the teams and stakeholder informed.

For this role, you bring the following qualifications…
  • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent in computer science, information technology or business information systems or related field
  • Minimum eight years as a developer, business analyst, team lead, product owner or other delivery role
  • Experience working in an agile development environment and Scaled Agile Framework is preferred
  • Experience with CX/UX best practices
  • Experience with Cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP
  • Passion for technology, and business opportunities that it presents, with the ability to comprehend both technical and business topics to recommend options and solutions
  • Proven ability to work in multi-functional teams towards mutual success
  • Fluent communication - both speaking and writing